Five Must-Try Dining Options Nearby McClellan Conference Center

While McClellan Conference Center may be known for its sprawling event space and fun happenings, it also serves as a hub for an array of local dining options. Whether you’ll be hosting your own MCC event or are prepping to attend an upcoming one from our event calendar, feel prepared for when hunger strikes with this roundup of some of our team’s nearby favorite dining places.

The Officer’s Club

Want to experience one of McClellan Park’s most well-known treasures? Look no further than The Officer’s Club, located just steps away from the Conference Center through the lobby of the charming Lions Gate Hotel.

Whether Happy Hour, lunch or dinner is calling, you’ll find award-winning, seasonal menus to enjoy amongst a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Executive Chef John Carrier offers something for every taste bud, from burgers and steaks, to small bites and pasta favorites. Enjoy these Sacramento summer evenings while sipping on a craft cocktail on the restaurant’s expansive patio, complete with relaxing firepits.

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Beach Hut Deli

Escaping to surf city for a delicious bite has never been easier. Conveniently located just inside the Conference Center, Beach Hut Deli is a staple lunch spot around these parts, and there’s no doubt about why.

Known for their gourmet sandwiches piled high with the perfect combinations, Beach Hut offers a relaxing environment perfect for that lunchtime pick-me-up. In the mood for something other than a tasty sando? You’ll also find generously sized salads and fun beach munchies - did someone say nachos?

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If comfort food will hit the spot, Drewski’s deserves a place on your agenda for your next McClellan Park visit. How could one pass up digging into some of the most sought-after grilled cheese sandwich creations in Sacramento, after all?

From pulled pork and mac ‘n cheese combinations to bacon-wrapped hot dogs and more, one look at this loaded menu will have you craving a Drewski’s stop in no time. Pro tip: Don’t forget to try out a side of the famous tots to complement an already drool-worthy meal.

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Kado’s Asian Grill

In the mood for Asian cuisine when you visit the Conference Center? Lucky for you, the McClellan Commissary is home of Kado’s Asian Grill - a long-time favorite from Sacramento’s food truck scene.

Guests are known to love the customizable menu, with freedom to opt for rice bowl or salad styles, topped with flank steak or chicken and delectable house-made sauces and marinades. As a bonus, the spot also offers mouth-watering veggie tacos and sushi rolls, making it a hit for the masses.

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El Parian Taqueria

Authentic Mexican favorites are just a quick jaunt away from McClellan Conference Center, thanks to the delicious El Parian Taqueria.

If street tacos are your “thing,” this spot has you covered. (And if hearty burritos and perfectly-filled enchiladas are also your thing, you’ll really be in great hands.) El Parian’s casual vibes make it an ideal spot for the whole family, and its close proximity means you’ll be back to the Conference Center in no time. They also have ice cold drinks, and a chips and salsa bar.

Find them on Yelp, here.

With so many options for dining around McClellan Conference Center, your one and only challenge is deciding where to head first. Which stop is first on your list?

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